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Map of France & Biarritz
- tourism i Biarritz (it's a seaside resort)
- the historyof the city (why Biarritz became famous ? etc … )
- a description of Biarritz
- information about the city
Biarritz is not far from the border Spain and along the Basque Coast.
This sea resort is one of the most prestigious of the French Atlantic Coast. Biarritz is a luxurious seaside town and is most famous in the world because there is a renowned surfing spot. A lot of competitions is are organized has in Biarrtitz, Surfers from all over of the world come there !
Biarritz is built on a continuation of hills along the coast. The city gives on has severals creeks and fine sand beaches known as the Big Beaches, the Coast of the Basques or the Port of the Fishermen. The sea resort was considered for the XIXth century, it was constituted by a fishermen of whales. His blazon (coat of arms) shows a big boat whaler which stys remains the symbol of the city. In 1957, an American scriptwriter Peter Viertel, of on passage in to Biarritz for the shooting of her his movie, uses used a surfboard, It is the launch of this sport in Biarritz.
There are 30 000 inhabitants in Biarritz, Biarritz welcome 20 000 tourists by per years: generally surfers but also for "the museum of the sea" and the "Atabal" are several cultural places cultural !
The city of Biarritz is twinned with Augusta, city of Georgia in United States of America !
Good holiday Have a great vacation in at Biarritz !!